JACKSON, Mississippi — Retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre is among a six-person class that has been elected to the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame. The class, announced on Thursday, also includes Clarence Weatherspoon, Fred McAfee, Gwen White, Mike Dennis and Steve Knight. The 45-year-old Favre was a three-time NFL Most Valuable Player after growing up […]
JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame will induct a seven-member class in 2014, including former NFL standouts Deuce McAllister and the late Steve McNair.
The group, which was announced on Monday, also includes women’s basketball standout Ruthie Bolton, Ole Miss and NFL standout Doug Cunningham, award-winning broadcaster Robin Roberts, track star Calvin Smith and former Mississippi State basketball coach Richard Williams…
Edgar Douglas “Doug” Kenna II, the quarterback of West Point’s 1944 undefeated national championship team and former president of the National Association of Manufacturers, has died. He was 88.
Kenna died Jan. 28 in North Palm Beach, Fla., where he had lived for years, according to Nicholas Hollis, a longtime friend who worked with him at the National Association of Manufacturers in the 1970s. Howard-Price Funeral Home in North Palm Beach confirmed his death.
JACKSON – (AP) Rafael Palmeiro is now a member of the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame. He hopes someday Cooperstown comes calling as well. But he's not going to grovel. “My lobbying was done on the field,'' Palmeiro said. “That's it. I'm done lobbying. If that's not good enough, I'm not going to beg these […]